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Episode 62

Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers take on what is probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quizzers.


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These people are amongst the greatest quiz players in Britain.

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Together, they make up the Eggheads,

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arguably the most formidable quiz team in the country.

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The question is, can they be beaten?

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Welcome to Eggheads, the show where a team of five quiz

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Challengers pit their wits against possibly the greatest

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quiz team in Britain. They are the Eggheads.

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Hoping to beat the might of the Eggheads are the Cabbies.

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These Challengers met through volunteering for the

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Citizens Advice Bureau in South Lakeland.

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-Let's meet them.

-Hi, I'm Sue, I'm a retired National Park ranger.

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Hi, I'm Steve, I'm a Citizens Advice volunteer.

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Hi, I'm Christina, I'm also a Citizens Advice volunteer.

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Hi, I'm Dan, and I'm a local government

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planning and housing manager.

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Hello, I'm Gareth and I'm a Citizens Advice volunteer.

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So, Sue and team, welcome.

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Great to see you. So you've come from Citizens Advice Bureau, Sue?

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-That's right, yes.

-And Cabbies -

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C-A-B is how we know the Citizens Advice Bureau across the country?

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-That's right, yes.

-But they're being rebranded, I gather?

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We're dropping the bureau, so we'll just be Citizens Advice in future,

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-yes.

-OK. But it's great job you do,

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because a lot of people are really in need of just basic advice on debt

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and all kinds of things?

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Absolutely, yeah. It's actually a lifeline for a lot of people.

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We provide a lot of advice for all sorts of things.

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Employment and debt, benefits, housing and a range of other issues.

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Wonderful. And do you find you need a lot of knowledge, general knowledge,

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to do that? You can see where I'm heading here.

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Not the same knowledge we need here.

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So someone won't come in and ask a history question, for example?

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Possibly not. No!

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But I notice also that you're part of the first all-female team to

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-climb Mount Kenya?

-That's right, I was.

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Tell me about that.

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Well, it was just two of us.

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Two women, about 30 years ago now,

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we climbed Mount Kenya.

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We didn't know at the time,

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but we were told afterwards we were the first female team.

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So it was quite an undertaking at the time.

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Maybe you'll be the first Citizens Advice Bureau team to beat the

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Eggheads? That would be a wonderful thing.

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I'm sure we will!

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Good. Good luck to you.

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Every day, there's £1,000 of cash up for grabs for our challengers.

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However, if they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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the prize money rolls over to the next show.

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So, Cabbies, if the Eggheads are looking a little bit forlorn today,

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it's because the Challengers won the last game.

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They took them apart in the last round.

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And at least it proves it can be done.

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So there's £1,000 to win today.

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-Would you like to try?

-Yes.

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-Certainly would.

-I think so!

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Glad you said yes. Your first head-to-head battle is on the subject of History.

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Funnily enough.

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You can have either Beth, Chris, Pat, Barry or Lisa.

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-Should I take that?

-You want to take that?

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OK. Hope that politics doesn't come up.

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OK, Gareth, on the end.

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Gareth against which Egghead, that's the question?

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I'll go for Chris.

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OK, Gareth, from the Cabbies, versus Chris, from the Eggheads.

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To ensure there's no conferring,

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would you please take your positions in the Question Room?

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OK, good luck. Gareth, you're against Chris on History,

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would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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Here we go. In Roman society, what was a stylus?

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A writing implement

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Straight there. You're right, it's a writing implement.

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We weren't trying to trick you there, don't worry.

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OK, Chris, your question.

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The Oxford English Dictionary dates the first use of the word workhouse,

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to mean a public institution where the able-bodied poor worked in

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return for food and lodging, back to which century?

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15th, there was no real system of poor relief at all.

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In the 17th, there were alms-houses, so it's the 19th.

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Workhouses, actually, were around in the 17th century, Chris.

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-Oh.

-You've faltered.

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Gareth, there's a chance here.

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Which of these battles took place during the Crimean War?

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Inkerman.

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Inkerman is correct.

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Right.

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Chris, your question, to see if you can get on the scoresheet.

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In Viking culture,

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what name was given to an open-air meeting in which points of law

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were discussed?

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Well, the oldest parliament in the world is the Althing in Iceland,

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so it's a thing.

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It is a thing, actually.

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I didn't know that's where thing came from.

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From a Viking open-air meeting. Back to you, Gareth.

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If you get this right, you've taken the round, Gareth.

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In quite a succinct manner.

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What was it the name of the conscientious objector who won the

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Congressional Medal of Honour for saving the lives of over 70 of his

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comrades during World War II?

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I think it's Audie Murphy.

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I'm just trying to think about how you get to this answer.

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Audie Murphy is wrong.

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-Any Eggheads know?

-I think it must be Desmond Doss.

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Desmond Doss is the right answer there, Gareth.

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So we go to Chris, who has chance now to get back into this.

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Which historical figure conquered Cuba for the Spanish and went on to

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become its first colonial governor?

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Well, Christopher Columbus

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didn't become anybody's colonial governor.

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Balboa was...

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down in Panama, so it's Diego Velazquez de Cuellar.

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It is indeed Diego Velazquez de Cuellar.

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Chris, well done, you made short work of that.

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And you're level after three questions.

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So, Gareth, it gets a little bit harder, we go to Sudden Death, OK?

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And I don't give you options.

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It is often said that in the 13th century,

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Pope Gregory IX caused which animals to be persecuted due to

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their supposed links to Satanic rituals?

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Was it cats?

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Brilliant, it was cats.

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Chris, to stay in.

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Which historical figure had a mother named Gytha, a father named Godwin,

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and a brother named Tostig?

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That is Harold I.

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You are one Harold out, my friend.

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-Harold Two.

-Harold Two, not Harold One.

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Harold Godwinson, or Harold II, is the answer, Chris,

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you've been knocked out. Well done, Challengers.

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Gareth, you're through on History, and you will be in today's final.

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Chris, you will not be.

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Please come back and please rejoin your teams.

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Shall we have a little Desmond Doss moment?

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There is a movie, or there was one 2016, called Hacksaw Ridge.

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-Yep.

-And it's about this guy.

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So, yes, he was a conscientious objector,

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but Mr Doss then worked as a medic in World War II,

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and in a battle saved a lot of soldiers' lives.

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As it stands, the Cabbies have not lost any brains from the final round.

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They have swung at the Eggheads and clobbered out Chris.

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So the Eggheads have lost one.

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The next subject is Sport.

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So, Sue and team, who wants this?

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-That's you, Steve.

-That's me.

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Steve, OK.

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Against anyone but Chris.

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Who do you think I should take on?

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-Lisa?

-Barry? Barry, perhaps?

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-OK.

-Let's go for Barry.

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Yeah. Can I take on Barry, please?

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You certainly can. Steve from the Cabbies -

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see if we can get a taxi for Barry?

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LAUGHTER

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To ensure there's no conferring, please take your positions.

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Steve, you're a cyclist, I gather?

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-I am indeed, yes.

-On the roads, or for fun on mountains?

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Mainly road bikes.

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I do a little bit of mountain bike, but these days, more road bikes.

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And are you safe out there?

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Fairly safe, yeah. I've got my helmet on.

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I think people overestimate the dangers of cycling.

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I think, if you cycle assertively and carefully, then I think you're safe.

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Yes, good, good advice.

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So would you like to go first second on Sport?

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I'd like to go first, please.

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And here is your question.

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What was the highest world singles ranking the tennis player Tim Henman

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achieved in his career?

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That's difficult.

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Obviously, he never won a major tournament.

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But did he ever get up to as much as four?

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It's either four or 14, I think.

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I think he might have made it up to number four,

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so I'll go for number four.

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Four is correct, well done.

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And he didn't win Wimbledon, did he win anything else, Eggheads?

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-No grand slams.

-No.

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OK, Barry, your question. The Welshman, Jonathan Davies,

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born in 1962,

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typically played rugby union in which position?

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Oh, goodness.

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I don't think he was a second row.

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I seem to remember he was quite a speedy player, so on that basis,

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I'll go for fly-half.

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Fly-half is the right answer.

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Suddenly wondered if we were in for a little batting collapse here,

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Eggheads, with Barry's hesitation.

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I think sometimes when you've lost a game, the virus spreads.

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OK, back to you, Steve.

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David Gower made his first-class debut for which county cricket team

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in 1975?

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He certainly played most of his

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cricket, I think, with Leicestershire.

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But did he actually debut with them?

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Yeah, I'll say Leicestershire.

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Yes, Leicestershire's right.

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Well done.

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Barry, in which year did Desert Orchid win the Cheltenham Gold Cup?

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Ah, I was hoping there would only be one year in the '80s there.

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I remember Desert Orchid,

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he was the most beautiful grey horse I've ever seen.

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But what year was it?

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I'm going to go straight in the middle for 1985.

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1985.

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-Any Eggheads know?

-Got to be 1989,

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because that's the only one I would have remembered seeing,

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or been old enough to really watch on telly.

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Why is Desert Orchid so special?

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It's not often that greys win very prestigious races.

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Right, I see.

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1989, Barry.

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Ooh, I would never have gone for that one.

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So, you have a chance now, Steve,

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get this right, you're in the final, too.

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The former Swansea,

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Wigan and Everton manager Roberto Martinez became the head coach of

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which international team in 2016?

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Oh, I really don't know this one.

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So I'm going to have to make a guess at it.

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I'm just wondering whether it's...

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I'll go for Belgium.

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-Team-mates, do you know?

-Belgium.

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Yeah, I tell you what, your team-mates love this,

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Belgium is right,

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well done. Three in a row. Sorry, Barry, knocked out.

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That one, the Desert Orchid, has run you off the track there.

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So, Barry will not be in the final, Steve, you will.

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That's two of our Challengers who are in the final already.

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Please come back and we'll see what happens next.

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The Cabbies are playing well here.

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They've not lost any brains from the final round.

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Well done, Sue. Tactician, it's working.

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I don't know what it is, but it's working.

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The Eggheads have had two knocked out.

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The next subject for you is Film & TV.

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-Who would like this?

-I think...

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This was my subject, wasn't it?

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It's definitely your subject.

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So, who are we going for?

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Christina, you can have Pat or Beth or Lisa.

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Shall we try Pat? We'll take Pat, please.

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Very good. OK. Christina from the Cabbies against Pat from the Eggheads

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on Film & TV. Pat fighting back for his team now.

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Please go to our famous Question Room.

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OK, Film & TV, Christina, against the great Pat.

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Would you like to go first or second?

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Could I go first, please?

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Here we go, with your first question.

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In which year was the sitcom Absolutely Fabulous first shown?

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Ooh. I think '82 was perhaps too soon.

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I think I'll go with 1992.

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1992 is right.

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Well done. Would be easy to go wrong there.

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Pat, your question. In which Disney film does an evil queen say,

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"Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?"

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I don't think there is an evil queen in Pinocchio.

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There is one in Sleeping Beauty,

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but I think the one that talks to her mirror is in

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs.

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs is the right answer from Pat.

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Back to you, Christina.

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Which of these is a famous lines is from the sitcom Steptoe And Son?

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Oh, that's "You dirty old man".

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It is "You dirty old man",

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you're right. The other ones... "cunning plan" is...?

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-Christina?

-That's...

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Oh. Glad I didn't have to think of this one, because my mind's...

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I think that's Blackadder.

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That's Blackadder, yes. And "I don't believe it"?

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Oh, it's Victor Meldrew, isn't it?

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Yes. Yeah. One Foot In The Grave.

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That's right, that's right. Got it. OK.

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Back to you, Pat. Who played the role of a CIA analyst, Maya, in the

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Oscar-winning film, Zero Dark Thirty?

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I don't think I've seen this film.

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Zero Dark Thirty.

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But who played the CIA person?

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Zero Dark Thirty. I think that's...

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Is that Kathryn Bigelow?

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She may have directed it.

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I'm going to be...

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It's going to be a fairly dangerous stab in the dark here.

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Cos I can imagine... Well, Claire Danes, obviously,

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played the lead in Homeland for years.

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Where she is linked with the intelligence services.

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Emily Blunt has certainly appeared in quite a few US films.

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But of the three, with some concern,

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I'm going to go for Jessica Chastain.

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Yeah, you're right about Claire Danes and Homeland,

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and you're right as well about Kathryn Bigelow directing.

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It was about the raid on the Bin Laden complex in Pakistan.

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Jessica Chastain is the right answer.

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Well done.

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He doesn't get much wrong, Christina, does he?

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-No!

-Pat in particular, he's very, very good.

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OK, your third question.

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Get this right, see if you can go where the others went and knock him out.

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In which TV series did Jack Davenport play the role of a lawyer

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named Miles Stewart?

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Erm... I think I remember him

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in This Life.

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So that will be my answer.

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You're bang on, well done.

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This Life, three out of three.

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Pat, under pressure, maybe?

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Who plays the role of Lol in Shane Meadows' This Is England film,

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and subsequent TV series?

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Dear me.

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There's a lot of films I haven't watched.

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I should have watched this, it's quite celebrated, but no, I haven't.

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I've a very faint voice in my head saying Chanel Cresswell,

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for no reason.

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I could easily be wrong.

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Samantha Morton does appear in quite a few edgy films.

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I'm going to have to go Chanel Cresswell.

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OK. I haven't seen this either,

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but I know the answer through a strange way,

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which is that I watched a programme called Line Of Duty,

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which is a fantastic police drama.

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And there's an actress in that who was amazing.

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And I then looked back at her

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previous career and it included this.

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And the actress was Vicky McClure.

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-Oh.

-So, Vicky McClure, who was in Line Of Duty and was brilliant,

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is also the answer to this question.

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Oh, dear, oh, dear!

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Well done, Challengers.

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You are now three of you, at least - well, four - in the final, at least.

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Maybe all five of you. Pat, another one goes.

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It is... What is it when this batting collapse happens?

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You lose one game and then you're all confused and you lose another.

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My goodness me, this is exciting, isn't it?

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Well done, Christina,

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please return to us and we'll play the last round before the final.

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Well, Sue, I don't know what you're doing with the strategy,

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there's something in the battle plan.

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All the tanks on the table, moving them around with those little poles,

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but it's working. Anyway, just don't give away the secrets.

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The Cabbies have not lost any brains so far from the final round.

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The Eggheads have lost three!

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Let's see if we can get one more out.

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The next subject is Geography.

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Who would like this?

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That's going to be me.

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OK, team skipper, Sue.

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Against which Egghead?

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We've only got, let's see, Beth and Lisa left.

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-Lisa.

-Lisa?

-We'll try Lisa.

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-Lisa?

-Yeah, go for Lisa, please.

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Sue, from the Cabbies, versus Lisa from the Eggheads.

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And to ensure there's no conferring,

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please take your positions in our Question Room.

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I know there's a bit of pressure here, Sue, now.

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-There certainly is.

-Your team-mates have played well,

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but if you can get into the final, that would be amazing,

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because it will be five on one in the final, which we hardly ever see.

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And of course, we've had our moments on Geography, haven't we,

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-Lisa, back in the day?

-I was going to say,

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who do you think the pressure's on here?!

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Well, look, some questions on Australia have always foxed Lisa, Sue.

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Good luck, would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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Good luck. Approximately 70% of the land area of Finland is

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covered with what?

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Well, I lived in Finland for a while.

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So I know it's not desert.

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However, there are a lot of lakes in Finland,

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and there is a lot of woodland.

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So that's difficult.

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I think I'll go for lakes.

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It's a rare moment for your team when you've gone astray on a

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50/50 choice. It's woodland.

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Oh!

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70% of Finland is covered in woods.

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Lisa, Lyme Bay in southern England

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is part of which larger body of water?

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Is Lyme, L-Y-M-E, Jeremy?

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-Yes, it is.

-OK.

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So, Lyme Bay...

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Lyme Regis, that kind of area?

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So you're talking the south coast of England.

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Which would make it...

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Unless I've got me Bristol and me English Channel mixed up,

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the English Channel.

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Yes, it is the English Channel.

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OK, Sue, back to you.

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Which of these is an area of West London?

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I know nothing about London.

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I'll go down the middle and go for Hackney.

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-Challengers?

-Hounslow, I would...

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-It's Hounslow.

-Oh!

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I only know that cos I live there.

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Ah.

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But they all... It's funny,

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those London boroughs are a little bit amorphous.

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You know, the names are all a bit similar.

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OK, Lisa, if you get this right, you're in the final round.

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Which city is located near to the confluence of the Ottawa

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and St Lawrence Rivers?

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OK. I...

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..think...

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..I can safely rule out New York.

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Erm...

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Not a huge, big, load wiser on the other two.

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Confluence is where they meet, isn't it?

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Now, Montreal, certainly,

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there's quite a lot of water around it.

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Because the Montreal Grand Prix in Formula 1 is held on an island.

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And you've actually got to walk

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across the water to get to it.

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I feel really bad,

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because I can almost feel the heat

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from the steam coming out of Barry's ears.

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HE LAUGHS

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This would be straightforward for anyone who wasn't me.

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I don't know. I think it might be Montreal,

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but that's about the best I can do.

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You did that so diffidently. Now, Barry's ears are steaming,

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but are they steaming in the right direction, Barry?

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They're steaming with relief now!

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Apparently the type of steam that's coming out of Barry's ears is shaped

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like relief, because you've got it right.

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Montreal is the right answer.

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Lisa, you're in the final round.

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Maybe you've somehow staunched the flow on the Eggheads' side.

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Sorry, Sue, you've been knocked out.

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I thought that would happen.

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But don't worry, you've masterminded the victory so far.

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Let's see if your team can actually turn it into a win against the

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Eggheads. Come back to us, please, and we'll play the final.

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So, this is what we've been playing towards.

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It is time for our final which, as always, is General Knowledge.

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But I'm afraid those of you who lost your head-to-heads won't been

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able to take part in this round.

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So it's Sue from the Cabbies, but also Barry,

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Pat and Chris from the Eggheads.

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Would you please now leave the studio.

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Well, we don't often have this situation, do we?

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We've got four Challengers against two Eggheads here.

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We've got Steve, Christina,

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Dan and Gareth now playing to win the Cabbies £1,000.

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Lisa and Beth, you're playing to somehow stop what we know can happen,

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which is a run of defeats.

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As usual, I'll ask each team three questions in turn,

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this time the questions are all General Knowledge.

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You can confer.

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So, Cabbies, the question is,

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are your four brains able to defeat these two?

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Would you like to go first or second?

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We'll go first, Jeremy.

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OK, Dan and Cabbies, good luck.

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In American cuisine, what is a po' boy?

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-I think it's a sandwich.

-I'm pretty sure it's a sandwich.

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Doesn't sound like the other things.

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I'm not sure, but I'm happy to go along with that.

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I think somewhere in the past I've heard that.

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-OK.

-Let's go with sandwich.

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We think it's a sandwich.

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Yeah, it would be possible to go wrong on this.

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Po' boy, do you Eggheads know?

0:23:450:23:47

-Yeah.

-Yeah. It's a delicacy of Louisiana, I think.

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Right. Sandwich is right, well done.

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Sue is cheering you on - back there.

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First question for the Eggheads.

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In George Orwell's 1984,

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what is the name of the inner Party member who interviews Winston Smith?

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Right.

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Let's think about this.

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Do you think they're all in 1984?

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-I don't know.

-No, me neither.

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Cos I'm not getting any bells from anything else.

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Which is bad.

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So there's nothing we can eliminate immediately?

0:24:260:24:29

-No.

-OK.

0:24:290:24:30

I don't know if they're all 1984.

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I don't even know if they're all Orwell.

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That's tricky.

0:24:360:24:38

I'm wondering whether Fosco doesn't sound very Orwellian?

0:24:380:24:41

Hmm.

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-The other two are a bit closer, maybe.

-Yeah.

0:24:440:24:46

At least this is a book I have read.

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Mmm-hmm. Yeah, so have I, it's just that long ago.

0:24:530:24:57

My focus on detail is not all that great.

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-What would be...?

-If I were going to pick one, on me own?

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I'd probably go Quilty.

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That would be my choice as well.

0:25:060:25:08

Hmm. Shall we just go on instincts and wade in, then?

0:25:080:25:11

Is there any more logic to apply to this?

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-No. None at all.

-Let's go.

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OK.

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Quilty.

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Quilty is your answer.

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OK. Do you know the answer?

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-What is it?

-We think it's O'Brien.

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-It's O'Brien.

-Fair enough.

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O'Brien is the correct answer.

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Oh, dear, oh, dear, oh, dear!

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Oh, Eggheads. So, just don't, whatever happens, lose focus here.

0:25:320:25:37

Because they can turn. Here's your question.

0:25:370:25:39

Paul-Henri Spaak served three times as Prime Minister of which country?

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And Spaak is S-P-A-A-K.

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Pretty sure we can rule out Norway.

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The question is, does the Henri

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lead you towards Belgium?

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-Yeah, yeah.

-It does to me.

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-Yes, I would say.

-It does to me as well.

0:26:050:26:08

The last bit doesn't sound particularly Dutch, does it?

0:26:080:26:11

But he would be more sort of...

0:26:110:26:13

-I think...

-Yeah, we'll go with Belgium.

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-Yeah.

-We'll try Belgium.

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And Belgium is correct.

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ALL EXHALE

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OK. This is good.

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You've got two, they've got none.

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Oh, dear, oh, dear, oh, dear.

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You need to get this right to keep the contest alive.

0:26:280:26:31

Get it wrong, they win.

0:26:310:26:32

In which year did the explorer Lawrence Oates die?

0:26:340:26:37

I didn't think they went out there until the '20s.

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Yeah, me too.

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Yeah.

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'17's during the war.

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Basically, it's got a two in it.

0:26:560:26:57

-Helpful.

-No!

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'12, '22, won't be '17, because that's during the war,

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-and they would have been...

-Yeah.

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I think it's...

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I always associate it with being the '20s.

0:27:070:27:09

-Yeah.

-So...

0:27:090:27:11

Can I make a case for 1912?

0:27:120:27:14

Tricky, tricky.

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I don't know, my first thought was that it's a date in the '20s,

0:27:200:27:23

so we're probably lucky there's only one.

0:27:230:27:24

That was my first thought as well.

0:27:240:27:26

We did this with Quilty.

0:27:260:27:28

Yeah. But you know, when you've nothing else to go on,

0:27:280:27:31

-that's what you go on.

-Shall we go?

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Yeah.

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At least the misery will be quick.

0:27:340:27:36

It will be, yeah!

0:27:360:27:37

We're hoping the misery's not going to be that quick, but

0:27:380:27:42

we both thought that it...

0:27:420:27:44

well, Lisa thinks it had a two in it, that eliminates the '17.

0:27:440:27:48

But we both thought it was in the '20s, so 1922.

0:27:480:27:51

Eggheads at the back, do you know the answer here?

0:27:510:27:53

-BOTH:

-1912.

-It was a toss-up.

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Eggheads, the answer is 1912, you've got it wrong,

0:27:560:28:00

we say congratulations, Challengers, you have won!

0:28:000:28:03

Goodness. You just simply cut them to ribbons there.

0:28:070:28:10

Congratulations, that was quite a contest.

0:28:100:28:13

You overwhelmed them bit by bit, and you were methodical,

0:28:130:28:15

and we can't even say it was luck or anything.

0:28:150:28:18

You were just better. You've won £1,000,

0:28:180:28:20

you are officially cleverer than the Eggheads.

0:28:200:28:22

I hope you enjoyed that?

0:28:220:28:24

-Yeah, thank you.

-I bet you knew the last one as well, did you?

0:28:240:28:26

-We did, yes.

-I did.

-OK, I'd better not rub it in.

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Join us next time on Eggheads, to see if a new team of Challengers

0:28:290:28:32

will be just a successful.

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Well done, winners. Till we play again, goodbye.

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